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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Van Nuys High School Wolves and the Panorama High School Pythons flip the coin to decide who will get possession of the ball and determine the winning team.

Van Nuys Wolves valiantly fight but fail against Panorama High

By David Vazquez, Staff Oct 2, 2023
The football team faced off against Panorama high school on Friday, Sept. 22, and suffered a loss of 42-19.
OVER THE NET The boys volleyball team, led by co-captains Nieco Erasmo and
Devin Brown, has led a fairly successful season with their overall score of
13-17, achieving fourth place in the Valley Mission League.

Boys volleyball: Living up to a legacy

By Selma Timpers, Sports Editor Jun 7, 2023
In the climactic moments of the 2020-2021 volleyball season, team captain John Legaspi leapt skyward.
HEAVE HO Kaisher Barbaran practices
releasing the shot put on the school’s
practice field. Athletes, part of the
track and field team, hurl a 16-pound
metal ball as far as they can.

Giving it their best shot

By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor Jun 6, 2023
The sight of shot put athletes in action sparked a passion within him. Encouraged by his teammates, and with Coach Alejandro Becerra's welcome, he joined the team.
FIVE-STAR WONDER: Senior Joselyn Giron has held a passion for sports since she was six, with her most recent endeavor being basketball.

Super athlete: Why pick one sport when you can sweat through five?

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Jun 5, 2023
In the grand tradition of teenage overachievement, senior Joselyn Giron conjured up quite the audacious plan for the 2022-2023 school year.
Joselyn Giron, #4, uses her guarding skills to not let the San Fernando player get past her.

A new girls basketball coach is seeking athletes for her upcoming team

By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor May 15, 2023
Girls basketball season has officially started, and they're kicking off the season with a new coach.
A young athlete looks out on the field preparing herself for the upcoming flag football game.

Van Nuys introduces girls flag football starting next year

By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor May 8, 2023
Students are excited for flag football becoming a new sport at Van Nuys High School.
Quanzhen Jiang, #1, and Gambat are high-fiving the other team after the game.

Boys volleyball secure a win on their senior night

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Apr 20, 2023
On Monday, April 17, the Wolves volleyball team celebrated their senior night against Canoga Park High School, and ravaged the Hunters with a clean sweep of 3-0.
A San Fernando Tiger gets ready to serve the ball to Eric Heng, who won his set.

The Wolves are on a unstoppable nine game win streak

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Apr 15, 2023
On Thursday, April 13, the Wolves' boys tennis team faced off against San Fernando High School, and won due to a forfeit from the Tigers.
 The Wolves took on the Reseda Regents  during a home game on Jan. 20. Lily Rang takes the first foul kick for the wolves during the first half of the game, after one of the girls takes a hard hit from the Regents.

Wolves unleash their fury on the field: girls soccer team dominates the Reseda Regents

By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor Feb 8, 2023
The Wolves show their skills and teamwork in a soccer game against Reseda Regents.
VNHS girls basketball put their best effort in finishing their game on Wednesday with Kennedy High.

The girl’s basketball team loses their winning streak against the Kennedy Cougars

By Darling Zelaya, Layout/Photographer Feb 6, 2023
The girl’s basketball team played against Kennedy High School on Wednesday, Jan. 18, and lost 56-24.
#1 Cameron Camarena defends the Wolves’ goal from opponent team.

Girls Water Polo team continue their winning streak, defeating the Marymount Sailors

By Emely Arevalo, Staff Writer Feb 3, 2023
The girls water polo team beat Marymount High School on Friday, Jan. 20, with a score of 10-9.
Senior and captain Alyssa Islas poses after her game to celebrate senior night.

Setters do it better with Alyssa Islas

By Selma Timpers, Sports Editor Dec 6, 2022
Senior Alyssa Islas talks about her volleyball journey, goals for the future, and experiences with her teams.
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